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Street Food Icons
10:04

Wood-Fired Pizza From A Pickup Truck In LA

Eleodoro Lopez is the chef and owner of Elio’s Wood Fire Pizza, a Neapolitan-style pizza food truck that serves gourmet wood-fired pies on the streets of Los Angeles.
Ritz: Our Table / web
4:27

Rebuilding Homes For LA’s Most Marginalized Renters

Hood Renovationz is working to provide home remodeling and repair services to L.A.’s at-risk renter communities.
The Audacity of Design | Presented by Genesis / web
6:59

The Indigenous Artist Using Performance to Preserve Tradition

Raul Baltazar uses sculpture, video, and performance art to bridge cultures.
Street Food Icons
14:31

The Al Pastor King of San Francisco - Street Food Icons

Miguel Escobedo loves three things: San Francisco, DJing, and al pastor, a spit-roasted pork popular in Mexican cuisine.
Ritz: Our Table / web
5:41

How 4 Chefs Found Family In The Restaurant Industry

2020 marked a time of massive upheaval in the restaurant industry. We asked 4 chefs how chosen family has helped them navigate an unprecedented year.
Adventure Food
10:06

Eating Sewer Salmon From the LA River

Though most LA residents view the river as a polluted eyesore, to Lino, it’s a slice of nature’s paradise hidden within a big, bustling city.
The New Normal
8:53

Rapper Turned Chef Is Serving Soul Food to LA

Hugh Augustine is a rapper from Los Angeles trying to provide something different for his community: access to affordable, plant-based meals that everyone can enjoy.
Munchies Ramadan
11:53

Fasting During a Pandemic

This year, the tradition of Ramadan was unlike any other.
LATIN-X
12:11

The Cholo Artists Redefining Gay Rap

In Los Angeles, some Latinx artists are pushing the artistic frontiers of homo hop—a musical subgenre of hip hop that blurs the boundaries between sexuality, queer identity, and gangster rap.
Sneakers by VICE
10:30

The Former Sneakerhead Donating Shoes to LA's Homeless

Hav A Sole is trying to help vulnerable citizens get back on their feet, one pair of shoes at a time.
Sneakers by VICE
9:43

The Artist Tearing Up Ultra-Expensive Sneakers to Make Elaborate Masks

VICE met up with artist Gary Lockwood to hear how he made a career out of converting sneakers into intricate masks, landing high-profile clients from Method Man to Kevin Durant.
Sneakers by VICE
8:01

How to Make a $10k Pair of Shoes from Scratch: The Shoe Surgeon

VICE went to designer Dominic Chambrone’s studio in LA to see how the shoemaker creates custom kicks for celebs like Drake, DJ Khaled, and LeBron James.
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